Minnesota has a rich history with the peony. Pioneers brought these treasured plants with them when they made their homestead here. There were also several early internationally known peony hybridizers who made there home here in Minnesota. We will be adding more information about our rich history peony to our site soon.

Coral peony


2015 – 2017 Officers

President: David Sorrentino, Chaska
Vice President: Todd O’Halloran, Hastings
Recording Secretary: Dee Moreland, Minneapolis
Treasurer: Kathy Julius, Golden Valley
Newsletter Editor: Mary Yee, Edina
Past President: Denese Erickson, St. Louis Park

Directors at Large

Mary Schwartzbauer, Hastings
Linette Sorrentino, Chaska
Geneva Weisser, Hastings 

Committee Chairs

Root Auction Chair: Linette Sorrentino, Chaska
Exhibition Chairs: David & Linette Sorrentino, Chaska
Garden Tour/Picnic Chair: Michelle Conley, Eagan
Hospitality Chair: Sharon Hartung, Chaska
Membership Chair: Mary Yee, Edina
Publicity/Website/Facebook Chair: Linette Sorrentino, Chaska
Volunteer Chair: Kevin Walker, St. Paul
Web Site: David Sorrentino, Chaska


Click the following link to view the Minnesota Peony Society Bylaws:

MN Peony Society Bylaws